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town.santa maria

Highway 166 leads from the lower California Central Valley to the Central Coast and is a favorite ride among weekend motorcycles. Dirt bikers can enjoy numerous OHV trails and fire roads in the Los Padres National Forest. Santa Maria California is an agricultural region, located inland from the ocean, along Hwy 101. Plenty camping & off roading nearby w/ beaches & Los Padres National Forest.
elevation: 216'
population: 107,014
zip code: 93454


farmlands, wineries, oak hills

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Santa Barbara County
S of San Luis Obispo
on Hwy 101 @ Hwy 166




  • camping
  • hiking
  • off-roading
  • bird watching
  • biking
  • mountain biking
  • wildflowers
  • wineries
  • motorcycle roads
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Rancho Guadalupe Dunes
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Paul Nelson Aquatic Center
  • La Purisima Mission State Park
  • Rock Front Ranch 4x4
  • Santa Lucia Wilderness
  • description:
    Large agricultural city along Coastal Highway 101, with all the major grocery chains & plenty shopping centers. Decent restaurants, some hotels. The city is surrounded by large farms, rural coast, wineries and oak foothills.

    nearby towns:
    Arroyo Grande
    Los Olivos

    Natural Café, Santa Maria, California

    California Weekends

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